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    An eating disorder is an illness that causes serious disturbances to your everyday diet, such as eating extremely small amounts of food or severely overeating. A person with an eating disorder may have started out just eating smaller or larger amounts of food, but at some point, the urge to eat less or more spiraled out of control. Severe distress or concern about body weight or shape may also signal an eating disorder. Common eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and…

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    Eating disorders come in many forms and have many causes. For example anorexia nervosa, this is an eating disorder where the person refuses to eat and then becomes malnourished. This disorder is commonly found in young girls who have over controlling parents. The treatment for this disorder is commonly family systems therapy. Family systems therapy is a therapy that treats the disorder and the family of the person, this treatment is used because the family tends to be at the root of this…

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    Almost everyone knows someone who suffers from an eating disorder but might not realize it. A few solutions to this problem would be to provide health insurance that will help, make it easier to get help and support and use gene testing. Eating disorders are an incredibly set problem in teens and young adults and need more attention. There are many types of eating disorders, each different in their own way. It 's caused by a person 's chemical makeup and the world around them. Anorexia typically…

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    Thousand of americans in the 20th century suffer from body image and eating disorders. Our world today is about bigger, better, having more money and even being the most beautiful. We live in a society were social media and Celebrities are what some teens strive to be like and even look like. Most individuals with eating disorders are women. They believe that they have to be more beautiful and skinner than what they already are. They get this distorted image in their mind of what they should…

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    Stopping Eating Disorders Many things can led to the development of an eating disorder. The reasons why some people develop eating disorders range from peer-pressure to depression. People with eating disorders seem to be increasing as years pass. This leads to an important question. Is there an effective way to solve and put a stop to others developing an eating disorder? Firstly, are the types of eating disorders and why people develop them. Anorexia is a type of eating disorder that…

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    The Eating Disorder Inventory - 3 (EDI-3) is a standardized, self-report measurement tool that consists of three eating-disorder-specific scales and nine general psychological scales that relate to, but are not specific to, eating disorders (Garner, 2004). The original Eating Disorder Inventory was published in 1983 and has since been revised twice. The EDI-3 is the third revision and is composed of 91 items that are organized into 12 primary scales and 6 composites. The purpose of the EDI-3…

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    help people handle their problems. Andrea is a 19 year old freshman in college who struggles with eating disorders. It is believed that she struggles with anorexia and bulimia. Patients who deal with these disorders have a distorted body image and can even have a fear of obesity. Anorexia is an emotional disorder where one is obsessed with losing weight by not eating. Bulimia is also an emotional disorder involving extreme overeating, which is followed by self-induced vomiting, purging, or…

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    from a clinically significant eating disorder at some time in their life, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, or EDNOS (eating disorders not otherwise specified). Eating disorders are an increasing epidemic in our society”. (get the facts 2) More and more teenagers are dying each day because they have not received the proper treatment for the eating disorder they are suffering from. The American society should focus more on eating disorders as an increasing…

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    are the ones who are the most susceptible to suffer from an eating disorder. There are many statistics that can back up that statement, for example, according to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders 95% of people with eating disorders are between the ages of 12 and 25(Collins, M.E. 1991). In the past couple of years, there has been a rapid acceleration in the number of people developing eating disorders. The health, mental well-being and productivity of people…

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    Eating disorders is one of the biggest issue in our society today. It is stated in the article that, “At any given time, more than 10 million Americans report symptoms of an eating disorder, such as anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa, according to the National Association of Eating Disorders. Millions more struggle with binge-eating disorder.” The article talks about the consequences/dangers of having an eating disorder and some of them are serious mental illnesses wreak on the body, including…

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